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Emily Giffin

Best-Selling Author of Something Borrowed & Heart of the Matter

Giffin brings to life the emotion, humor and relatable issues of her novels in her own insightful and intimate voice.  Sharing her personal journey to publishing success, Giffin provides a…

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Susie Essman

Acclaimed Stand-Up Comedian, Actress, Writer and Producer

At the podium, Essman shares with audiences the story of her tough road to comedy stardom, both as a woman breaking barriers in a male dominated industry; and having that…

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Ashley Flowers

Creator and Host of the podcast, Crime Junkie

With one of the fastest-growing podcasts to date, Ashley Flowers' Crime Junkie podcast will get you hooked. Crime Junkie is a weekly podcast dedicated to giving audiences a true crime fix. Every Monday, Flowers…

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Nina Garcia

Editor in Chief, ELLE Magazine

Nina Garcia is the editor in chief of ELLE, the No. 1 fashion magazine brand in the world, with 46 international editions. She began her fashion media career at Mirabella…

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Diane Guerrero

Immigration Reform Activist & Actress Known for "Orange is the New Black" & "Jane The Virgin"

Diane Guerrero is an actor known for her roles on the hit shows Orange is the New Black, Jane the Virgin, HBO’s Doom Patrol and Sony Pictures' Blast Beat.

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Michelle Kosinski

Michelle Kosinski

Former CNN Senior Diplomatic Correspondent

Emmy Award-winning reporter Michelle Kosinski shares with audiences candid stories of her experiences around the globe and the insight she's gained while covering some of the most important events of…

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Alex and Maia Shibutani

Olympic Medal-Winning Ice Dancers

Although Maia and Alex Shibutani made Olympic history at the 2018 Winter Games, their story begins long before then. The sister and brother, affectionately known as the “ShibSibs”, share memories…

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Joy Mangano

Inventor & Entrepreneur

Meet Joy, The Original Boss. Joy Mangano is one of the most successful and celebrated product inventors of today. Trusted by millions, Mangano has been reinventing clean for over 25…

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Dr. Emily Morse

Doctor of Human Sexuality, Podcast Host and Author

Doctor of Human Sexuality, Emily Morse, is on a mission to liberate the conversation around sex and pleasure. With the longest-running sex and relationship podcast, Dr. Morse has helped millions…

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Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt

Best-Selling Author & Philanthropist

From a young age, Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt wasted no time embracing her identity and embarking on her own journey toward a passionate and fulfilling career—in her case as a best-selling…

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General Lori Robinson

Former U.S. Air Force Four-Star General

General Lori Robinson Considering that General Lori Robinson is the first and only woman to become a United States Four-Star Combatant Commander, that is no small feat.A consummate team player,…

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Zainab Salbi

Humanitarian, Entrepreneur, Author, Media Commentator and Host of Redefined

Through courageous, fearless, and unapologetic conversations, Zainab Salbi explores global issues.

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Heidi Schreck

Tony-Nominated Playwright, Actor & Writer

Heidi Schreck is a 2019 Pulitzer Prize Finalist and Tony nominated playwright, actor, and writer living in Brooklyn.

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Tabitha Soren

Tabitha Soren

Award Winning Television Journalist & Pop Culture Commentator

Tabitha Soren is an award-winning reporter and television anchor. She is perhaps best known for MTV’s Choose or Lose presidential election coverage, which garnered a Peabody award and secured her position as…

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Nina Vaca

Chairman & CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources; Former Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship

Nina Vaca is Pinnacle Group’s Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer. Her dynamic leadership over the past 22 years has propelled the company from a niche IT services firm to…

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